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Tours created for people living with the early stages of dementia, their carers and loved ones.
Join us for a dementia-friendly experience of the Museum of London. Explore London’s past and present on a relaxed 30 minute gallery tour, chat and reminisce with our friendly guides and get creative in the sensory, interactive workshop which follows.
Workshops aim to inspire the imagination and may include arts-based creative crafts, museum object handling, singing and food tasting. Tour and workshop topics will change monthly and vary from childhood through time to shopping and fashion. See below for upcoming tour themes.
Our tours have been designed with and for people living with the early stages of dementia, accompanied by their companions. We aim to make them as bespoke as possible, and encourage participants to contact us at [email protected] to share their backgrounds with us.
Meet one of our guides and find out more by watching our Living London’s moments video.
Booking is advised, but we welcome drop-ins on the day.
This is part of the Museum of London's GLA funded Memories of London programme, which aims to improve the wellbeing of people living with dementia throughout London. Contact us for further information.
Wednesday 19 February: Hidden Londoners
Saturday 29 February: Highlights of the Museum of London
Wednesday 18 March: Back when I was young
Wednesday 15 April: Growing up in London
Wednesday 20 May: Back when I was young
Wednesday 17 June: Postman's Park Walking Tour
Wednesday 15 July: Growing up in London
Wednesday 19 August: Roman London – bring the whole family and explore the Roman Wall
Wednesday 16 September: Postman's Park Walking Tour
Tours are recommended for those living with early stage dementia and their friends and family. If you have additional needs that you would like to discuss with us prior to your visit, please email [email protected] or call our Box Office
Following the recent advice from the government and Public Health England surrounding COVID-19, the Museum of London and the Museum of London Docklands will be closed to the public as of Thursday 19 March.
The health and wellbeing of our visitors, staff and community are of utmost importance to us and this decision is in response to increasing concerns surrounding COVID-19.
We will continue to closely review the advice from Public Health England and monitor the current situation of COVID-19 to keep people up to date on our plans.
Please check www.museumoflondon.org.uk for updates from the museum.